Travel Hacks 

Who doesn’t love to travel? We circle the globe for pennies on the dollar and share our best tips, tricks and travel hacks to help you do the same. From our five star reviews to destination guides, we aim to help you both earn rewards and use them!

Travel Reviews

One of the best ways to get inspired about travel is to read about the experiences of others. Miles/points give us the opportunity to have experiences we could have only dreamed about otherwise. We share those experiences in our reviews.

Check out all of our flight, hotel, lounge, cruise and car rental reviews!

Elite Status

Would you believe we hold elite status with over two dozen hotel, airline and car rental loyalty programs? Most of the time we don’t even earn the status but instead utilize status matches, promotions and credit card benefits to get us there. Here is some more info so you can not only travel, but get all of the perks along the way!

Now that you have a taste of what elite status is all about, check out all of our posts on the latest elite status perks and matches to get you on your way!


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Loyalty Programs

Yes, loyalty programs are the backbone of the travel industry and we aim to take full advantage of them. Elite status is one thing, but sometimes there are one-off promotions or benefits we need to know about. Make sure to check out all of our loyalty posts below.

Loyalty Program Posts

More Help

In the section below you’ll find links to all of our travel related posts. We have a lot of content dating back over a decade on all sorts of travel related content! Make sure to use the search feature to find even more.

And don’t forget the best way to earn miles/points is through credit cards! Find the current best offers HERE.

All Travel Related Posts

(Video) Stunning Low Altitude Flyover of 400+ Parked Delta/Southwest Planes + SoCal’s Super Bloom!

A stunning flyover of 400+ parked airplanes in Victorville, CA. This low flyover is a super rare sight and one we probably won't see again for a long time.

The St. Regis Shanghai Let An Impostor Reserve & Stay in “My Room”

A crazy story about the time the St. Regis Shanghai made me a reservation for an impostor. How & why it happened plus how it was resolved.
Air Koryo review

My Review Of The World’s Only One-Star Airline: North Korea’s Air Koryo Review

It's not often you see a first-hand Air Koryo review. Here is my Air Koryo review of flying round-trip to North Korea on its state airline via Beijing.

EU261 Flight Compensation Rules For Delayed And Cancelled Flights

Here's a rundown of EU261 flight compensation rules covering delayed and cancelled flights. We look at when this law applies and how to claim your rights.

Pro Tip: Be Sure To Do This Every Time You Have A Long Hold

Long Phone Hold Times - What to Do I love to procrastinate when booking travel. During my early years of international travel I was often backpacking and thus would just decide on lodging day of...

Don’t Be A Jerk! Why I Have Decided To Cancel Months Worth of Travel

How I just had to cancel months worth of travel and the sad reality of how people are ignoring experts in an effort to live their lives and put others at risk.

My 2009 Swine Flu Cruise & How I Found An Even Better Deal Right...

A look back at my 2009 $99 Mexican Swine Flu cruise and how I was able to find an even better deal today when searching for cruise deals around the globe.
Travelocity One Big Day Sale

I’m Probably Cancelling My Trip Because Of Coronavirus, But Not Why You Think

With the latest news and realities of the fast spreading coronavirus, I am considering cancelling our upcoming trip to Europe. Find out why including some reasons you may not have considered plus an alternative that has me equally as excited.